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curve

noun

1 curve

The trace of a point whose direction of motion changes.

synonym: curved shape.

Dutch: curve, gebogen lijn
Polish: linia krzywa, linia, krzywa



2 curve

A line on a graph representing data.

Dutch: kromme, rondingen

3 curve

A pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter.

synonyms: bender, breaking ball, curve ball.

4 curve

The property possessed by the curving of a line or surface.

synonym: curvature.

Dutch: bocht
Polish: wygięcie

5 curve

Curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.).

synonym: bend.

Dutch: bocht, buiging, flexuur, kromming
Polish: skręt, zakręt

verb

1 curve

Turn sharply; change direction abruptly.

synonyms: cut, sheer, slew, slue, swerve, trend, veer.

Roget 279: alter one's course, deviate, depart from, turn, trend; bend, curve etc. 245; swerve, heel, bear off; gybe, wear.    ... show more

Dutch: afzwenken, evolueren, regelen, uitzwenken, zwaaien, zwenken, zwerven

2 curve

Extend in curves and turns.

synonyms: twist, wind.

Dutch: kronkelen

3 curve

Form an arch or curve:
— Her hips curve nicely.

synonyms: arc, arch.

Roget 245: be curved, etc. adj.; curve, sweep, sway, swag, sag; deviate etc. 279; curl, turn; reenter.    ... show more

Dutch: welven

4 curve

Bend or cause to bend:
— The road curved sharply.

synonym: crook.

5 curve

Form a curl, curve, or kink.

synonyms: curl, kink.

Dutch: knikken


Moby thesaurus: aberrancy, aberration, arc, arch, artful dodge, artifice, bag of tricks, bear off, bend, bend back, bias, blind, bluff, bosey, bow, bowl, branch off, branching off, cast, catacaustic ... show more.

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